New Delhi: Rain brings respite from muggy weather but heavy rain triggers landslides and waterlogging in many states that effect normal vehicular movement. The Southwest Monsoon is gaining momentum in its second phase across the country and heavy rain is continuing in most parts. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has issued an IMD Alert for Rain in many states today.
Meteorologists say that in the next few days from today, there will be a possibility of light to moderate rain in many states including DelhI-NCR and UP. “Red rain alert” in Rajasthan. Heavy rains in many states including several districts of Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, the IMD has forecast light rain in several northern states including Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Alert in rajasthan
Monsoon, which has been sluggish in Rajasthan for the last 3-4 days, will now be active again from Wednesday. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in parts of East Rajasthan during the next 24 hours. Heavy rain alert has been issued in 13 districts of Bharatpur, Jaipur, Udaipur and Kota divisions.
In the last twenty four hours in Rajasthan, the highest 9 cm of rain has been recorded in Tonk. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains. The Meteorological Department says that the second round of heavy rains can start in many areas of Rajasthan from today. According to this, on August 4, there is a possibility of heavy rain at isolated places in Kota division and adjoining districts of East Rajasthan.
Orange alert issued in parts of Kerala
Due to heavy rains in Kerala, the situation has worsened and so far six people have died there. The Meteorological Department has also issued a red alert regarding heavy rains in Kerala today. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has issued an IMD Alert for Rain in many states today.
IMD has issued an orange alert for 11 districts – Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, Alappuzha, and Pathanamthitta. A yellow alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, and Kasargod.
(i) Enhanced rainfall activity likely to continue over South Peninsula during next 3 days.
oFairly widespread/widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls and thunderstorm/lightning very likely over Lakshadweep on 03rd & 04th; pic.twitter.com/vc5dErjc3l
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) August 3, 2022
The IMD said, heavy rainfall with thunderstorms or lightning is also likely over Bihar on August 4, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on August 5 and over Odisha till August 7. Similar weather conditions will prevail over northeastern states till August 6.
Alert issued in Uttar Pradesh
The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain in 18 districts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, which may continue for the next 2-3 days. According to the IMD, there will be strong winds and thunderstorms along with rain in Lakhimpur Kheri, Deoria, Varanasi and adjoining areas. Meteorological Department has warned of rain in UP Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Bahraich, Shravasti, Gonda, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Mau, Deoria, Azamgarh, Jaunpur, Varanasi, Bhadohi, Jaunpur, Mainpuri, Kasganj, Rampur and adjoining districts. Forecast issued. Along with this, there may be light to heavy rains in other parts of the state as well.
Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand
The IMD has issued an alert regarding heavy rains in Dehradun, Nainital, Pauri, Haridwar, Champawat and Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand, while light to moderate rain is expected in other districts. According to the alert of the Meteorological Department, heavy to very heavy rains may occur in some areas of Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar and Champawat districts.
Heavy rain may occur in these districts of Bihar
The Meteorological Department has issued an alert regarding light rain in 20 districts of Bihar including the capital Patna, while in 10 other districts it has warned about heavy rain. Heavy rain may occur in Araria, Kishanganj, Madhepura, Purnia, Katihar, Begusarai, Khagadia, Bhagalpur, Munger and Banka districts.
Theses states sees more downpour
According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), there may be rain in the plains of the country for the next 2-3 days. The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of rain in some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Sikkim.